TV and movie actor who was onscreen with his real family in the series, It Runs in the Family, and also starred in The Odyssey and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. His other notable films include Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Tough Guys, and Lust for Life.
He was a successful competitive wrestler in college. His first major film was 1947's Out of the Past.
He became a legend on the silver screen, and starred in the 1960 film, Spartacus.
Following his marriage to Diana Douglas he married Anne Buydens in 1954. His son is famous actor, Michael Douglas. His three other children include Joel, Peter and Eric. His grandson is Cameron Douglas.
He starred in The Bad and The Beautiful with Dick Powell.